Apple Hill Farm

An Uplifting Apple Hash

IT STANDS TO REASON that the apple — that most gregarious of foods — would get along famously with the…

New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan enjoys an apple at Mack's Apples in Londonderry, where she presented a proclamation for New England Apple Day. (Bar Lois Weeks photo)
Scenes from New England Apple Day

NEW HAMPSHIRE Gov. Maggie Hassan, Rhode Island Chief of Agriculture Ken Ayars, Massachusetts Commissioner of Agriculture John Lebeaux, Massachusetts State…

Cool spring warmly received by New England apple growers

THE LONG WINTER and cool spring may be frustrating to heat-starved New Englanders, but it is good news for the…

New England Apple Growers Battle Pests with IPM (part 3 of 3)

OUR THREE-PART video series on integrated pest management (IPM) concludes with a look at one of its five basic principles: how…

New England Apple Growers Battle Pest with IPM (part 2 of 3)

PLUM CURCULIO, Oblique Banded Leaf Roller, and apple aphids are the featured pests as New England apple growers describe how…

New England Apple Growers Battle Pests with IPM (part 1 of 3)

FOR AS LONG as humans have cultivated the soil to grow the food that sustains them, a whole horde of…

New England Apple Coffee Cake and Galas

THE 2012 NEW ENGLAND APPLE CROP was celebrated around the region yesterday, as state officials in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New…

Lady, or Christmas, Apple

LADY APPLE PROVES THE ADAGE that good things come in small packages. Lady is small but intense! Its bright white…

Pears with Apples (Like Shamrock, Honeycrisp, and Hudson’s Golden Gem)

PEARS PLAY a supporting role to apples in New England. You never hear of a pear orchard with a few apple…